Greenville – A fatal car crash occurred this morning at around 10:58 a.m. Kentucky State Police Post 2 in Madisonville responded to a request from the Muhlenberg County Sheriff’s Department to investigate the accident.
Preliminary investigation revealed Kaitlyn Piper, 25, of Beech Creek, was driving northbound on KY 189 near Greens Chapel Road when the vehicle drifted across the southbound lane and continued traveling off the southbound shoulder of the roadway before striking a tree.
None of the car’s occupants were properly restrained. Piper and a juvenile passenger were transported by helicopter to Vanderbilt Health in Nashville for their injuries.
Another juvenile passenger, who was one year old, was transported by ambulance to Muhlenberg County Hospital where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased by the Muhlenberg County Coroner.
The investigation is ongoing.